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Nomograph

nomograph
1. A graph consisting of three coplanar curves, usually parallel, each graduated for a different variable so that a straight line cutting all three curves intersects the related values of each variable.
Synonym: nomogram.
Origin: G. Nomos, law, – grapho, to write


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